RUTH SANDO PERRY WAS AN OUTSTANDING LIBERIAN AND A GREAT AFRICAN WOMAN-Vice President Boakai
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Monrovia, January 30, 2017
Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has described the fallen Former Chairperson of the Council of State, Ruth Sando Perry as “an Outstanding and Great African Woman who invested in the fight against war, discrimination, exploitation, inhumanity and violence and the best that Liberians can do to cherish her memory is to uphold the principles, ideals and aspirations she so courageously defended.”
Vice President Boakai said at the continental level, Madam Perry was among several African Women to be recognized as “Women of Substance” at the African Union Diaspora African Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Vice President Boakai was speaking in Columbus, Ohio when he paid Special Tribute on behalf of the Government of Liberia at the Funeral Service for the Late Ruth Sando Fahnbulleh Perry, Former Chairperson the Council of State of Liberia, a release from the Office of the Vice President said.
In the tribute, Vice President Boakai said ‘indeed Liberia is in deep grief for this profound loss of such a fine character and leader and described her as a “towering daughter of Liberia and the African Continent.”